Erin Flaherty is a beauty, health, and wellness writer who has contributed to numerous publications including Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar, The Wall Street Journal, V Magazine, Well+Good.com, and many more print and digital outlets. She began her career at Allure, then spent the majority of the early aughts as the beauty and health director of Jane, a legendary magazine devoted to diversity, inclusion, and feminism. More recently, she was an executive editorial director of beauty and health at Marie Claire and Harper’s Bazaar, and currently serves as a copywriter and consultant for numerous beauty and health brands. She is also a proud volunteer at Family of Woodstock, which aids domestic violence clients in addition to providing social services, and a board member of the Women’s Global Empowerment Fund, an NGO that helps provide health access and entrepreneurial opportunities for women in underserved populations. She lives in upstate NY with her husband Shya and dog Billie.